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. have peacekeepers been complicit in any way? the students were being trafficked in nigeria. there have been marches about it erie it people are frustrated. those young girls were sold into slavery. they were abducted. i wonder if anything like that is happening in c.a.r. have there been any reports? her would making sure that those peacekeepers will be deployed and vetted? my final question. >> thank you, mr. chairman. on the question of being a macroal, the bigger issue is impunity. it is the message that it sends. the vehicle that we choose -- ful.ink both will be use you are right. at least it brings an international zeroing in on impunity. you could also do a war crimes tribunal. i have not heard specifically trafficking. let me just say that i would not be surprised. that is also an underlying issue going on. there is potential for instability and for that to become a weapon of war. trafficking young men and women in that circumstance. that is another thing to put on the table. in fact, i am headed to nigeria now. so, i don't know if i will be allowed to -- my flight leaves at 2:3
council for last month and to our colleague in nigeria and her entire team. here we are once again, grappling with the ukrainian crisis. every time this council is divided, this unfortunate country is steeped in anarchy. the east of the ukraine, roofs -- groups are aggressively taking over cities. it's not really a crowd that supports this effort but just a few hundred demonstrators. heavy weaponry which excludes the possibility of any sympathetic members of the crowd, russian officers on local television, the taking of hostages. all of whom are being held and allegations have increasingly been proven of forced disappearances. these thugs have refused to implement that agreement which was supposed to be the restoration of the ukrainian state on its own territory. and what is ukraine doing? after having shown great restraint that no other state would've been able to show, in the face of organized attacks, it was supported and justified by a neighboring country and decided to use its army and police against the armed groups which are establishing security at the expense of the people
in nigeria over the abduction of more than 200 girls from their school, a look at efforts to halt widespread killing in south sudan and we travel to senegal where young boys pursuing an education are forced by their teachers to beg on the street. >> they sleep on cement or dirt floors, dozens to a room. and for boys who don't make their daily quote, the punishment can be brutal. >> woodruff: and it's friday. mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... friends of the newshour. >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the government of ukraine launched a major military operation today against pro-russian separatists in the east. their target was slovyansk, and ukraine's president reported many insurgents were killed or wounded-- but not without cost
. nigeria's missing girls concern and anger growing around the globe. a stunning estimate of how many were actually kidnapped. how they did it? a new theory that might explain how the ancient egyptians build the pyramids. >>> they call them the thread head. the music and music fans that helped bring back new orleans. richelle, the briefing. >> in odessa in the south of be you ukraine, pro-russian forces in the east. more than 500 are nearly dead in a landslide that wiped out an entire north afghanistan village, authorities not helpful. more than 2,000 people thrif there. authorities expect more mudslides in the coming days. >>> and in northern ireland, police have 48 more hours to question gerry adams the leader of the political party sinn fein. being held with the possible commission of a murder. murder in this case was a belfast widow, raising questions about the stability of the province's catholic protestant government. we should know more john. >> thank you richelle. calls mers, the middle east respiratory viers. the health care worker in indiana came down with the virus, first detect
people. nigeria's government following the kidnapping of hundreds of school girls. yvon ndege has report. >> initially the unministry said 129 girls were being kid nached. but immediately -- kid flapped. latest development the police say no in fact more than 300 girls were taken away and 276 remain missing. now reason for this confusion at least on the police's part, they say is because there were students attending the school who were only there for exams and they're not normally there, hence the inquiries in the numbers. also there are different agencies trying to resolve the assistant. you have the police -- incident. you have police, you have the military, family and parents, and all of them are coming up with different figures as to how many girls were abducted and how many were rescued. one civil rights organization say they have been taken over the border to cameroon and chad, some of them have been forced into marriage, some have been sold for as little as $12 u.s. no verification of these theories. >> killed 11 muslim settlers the attack is believed to be part of an ongoing feud
that this happened to 230 teen girls in nigeria. their moms and dads have been demanding that the government help bring their girls home to little effect. it became a social media event throughout the world. >> reporter: the streets of nigeria are teaming with protesters. furious that their government isn't doing more to find close to 200 school girls kidnapped in the dead of night. >> i'm a young mother. i can't imagine any mother going through this. it's disheartening. it's shocking. >> reporter: militants with the group boko haram kidnapped the girls. it was designated a terrorist group by the u.s. government last november. forced on to trucks, the armed men originally took 230 girls into a dense forest along the nigerian border. this young girl was among a few dozen who managed to escape. >> translator: my friends and i jumped from the vehicle and ran back home because we realized they don't look innocent to us. >> reporter: there are some 200 girls in captivity with reports that they have been forced to convert to islam and have been sold as child brides for as little as $12 each. >> i would
tribute on behalf of the council to her representative of nigeria, for her service for the president of the council for the month of april 2014. i'm sure i speak for all members of the council in expressing deep appreciation to ambassador -- to the ambassador and her to mimetice deep skill in which they conducted the council's is this last month. the provisional agenda for this dated 13s a letter april, 2014, from the representative of the russian federation to the united nations, addressed to the president of the security council. the agenda is adopted. in accordance with the role 37 of the council's provisional rules of procedure, i invite the representative of ukraine to participate in this meeting. it is so decided. accordance with the rule 39 of the council's provisional rules of procedure, i invite the undersecretary general for political affairs to participate in this meeting. it is so decided. the security council will now two of the- of item agenda. i now give the floor to the gentleman. >> mr. president, members of the council, since we last met to discuss ukraine in april,
girls in nigeria. there were protests in new york today near the u.n., and we'll have more on that and what, if anything, the u.s. is doing to help. but we start with that joint news conference in front of the white house rose garden where president obama began with the jobs numbers and a few words on a devastating landslide and in afghanistan. both he and german chancellor angela merkel have tough questions on whether they can reach an agreement on stronger sakes against russia and whether they can bridge the divide between the u.s. and germany on nsa surveillance. president obama also faced a question from the international press about tuesday's botched oklahoma execution. on ukraine both leaders seemed amenable to the possibility of further sanctions that take direct aim at key sectors of the russian economy. sanction that is could potentially damage a sluggish european economy as well. president obama said it all depends on how deeply russia interferes with ukraine in the lead-up to its elections later this month. >> if, in fact, we see the disruptions and the destabili
over, this one in nigeria, the number of kidnapped school girls missing in the country has risen to 276, far higher than previous estimates. this week protesters have been demanding more government action as nigerian police update the number of escaped girls to 53. the terror network kidnapped more than 300 teen girls two weeks ago and reports say some have been forced into slavery or marriage for as little as $12. nigeria continues to be one of the top stories you mention most, we have a surprise winner in this week's poll for the most underreported story, school resegregation with 19% and those kidnappings in nigeria and atheism, got 56% of the vote. your humble d.j. has heard the request, stay tuned for more on the rise of atheism next week. >>> our call to action, this time we're looking at the special aspect of beauty standards. i speak with mel wimer a candidate for city council in new york who happens to be transgender. >>> the fact is i do respect the press and recognize that the press and i have different jobs to do. my job is to be president. your job is to keep me humble. fra
. the number of missing in nigeria is rising. the government now saying 276 girls are missing. kidnapped from their school last month, and that is much higher than first reported. officials still don't know where the girls are. >> reporter: there has been a lot of misinformation and confusion since this attack took place on the school on april 15th. initialally, let's remember the military said 129 girls had been on abducted but within hours they were contradicted by family and some of the schoolteachers who said it was 230 girls missing, and now this latest development, the police saying that in fact more than 300 girls were kidnapped and 276 are still missing why the confusion? the police say on their part there were some students who came to that school that it is for exams. and it is starred to say how many attended the school full-time and how many showed up just for exams. we have one civil rights organization claiming that the girls have been taken across the nigeria border into countries like cameroon and chad by their abductors. the same organization say ps that the girls -- some hav
to come, alarming new details about that kidnapping of the girls in nigeria. >>> and i'm robert ray live in louisville, mississippi where an ef-4 tornado have hit this area earlier this week. how will people move forward? we'll have that report right ahead. ♪ >> surprising new details about l.a. clippers owner donald sterling. the 80-year-old is facing a serious disease. ♪ >> al jazeera america presents borderland's dramatic conclusion >> no one's prepared for this journey. >> our teams experience the heart breaking desperation >> we're all following stories of people that have died in the desert. >> and the importance... >> experiencing it, has changed me completely... >> of the lives that were lost in the desert >> this is the most dangerous part of your trip... >> an emotional finale you can't miss... >> we got be here to tell the story. >> the final journey borderland continues... only on al jazeera america >>> we have another angle of that incredible baltimore mud slide to show you. >> oh, my god! [ screaming ] >> oh, my god! >> as you can see an entire car dropping into the ra
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will spur community dialogue. >>> parents in nigeria taking to the streets demanding their government do everything possible to bring their girls back home. 230 girls were kidnapped by militants in the dead of night from their school dormitory. 43 of them have managed to escape, but the others are allegedly being sold for $12 each to the militants and they're being forced to marry and do unmentionable other things. this weekend, there will be a demonstration in california asking the u.s. government to push for those girls release. >> this is a tragedy. it is outrageous. >> human rights violation. >> everyone needs to pay attention. at least 2700 people are estimated to have died in a landslide in a remote part of afghanistan. this is according to a governor there. the area extremely mountainous. at least 200 homes are said to have been destroyed by this landslide. >>> ahead of this hour, with violence boiling in ukraine, president obama and angela merkel are talking options. are there really any good ones left? we'll take you live to the white house rose garden when that happens. >>> plu
area after 200 girls were kidnapped two weeks ago. thousands took to the streets in nigeria to demand their government do more to bring back our girls and the teen girls were kidnapped from their school dorm by islamic extremists and some reports claim they were sold into slavery, and a nigerian born is working hard from his san jose office and wants the congressman to spread the word that the unmust get involved. >> we demand an immediate answer and intervention to milk them accountable. >> there are 30,000 nigerians in the bay area and members of the nigerian association are planning a rest in newark tomorrow. >> the rolling stones are facing pressure to pull out of the their first ever show in israel coming from founding members of pink floyd who feel israel is violating the human rights of minutes. they compared playing there as the same as performing in south africa before apartheid was lifted. they have not responded. >> trading is underway on wall street and investors are react to the prim jobs -- to the april jobs report with the dow up 34 points and still over the 16600 mark.
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with african union officials to discuss south sudan's conflict. >> meanwhile, a dar bomb has rocked nigeria leaving 12 people there on the outs skirts of abuja, not far from the attack that killed 70 people weeks ago. this latest blast coming days before it is set to hold the world economic forum on africa >> reporter: the car bomb exploded very close to a checkpoint manned by soldiers and police. just a few kilometers from the city center. there were fatalities and injuries. survivors were rushed to h hospital. >> i fell down. my brother was standing with me. >> the security agents here were on duty to stop something like this happening. so there may be questions about how such an attack could happen right under their noses. just over two weeks ago, a bomb exploded at a bus station in almost the exact sameplace, killing 75 people. >> the leader of boko haram claimed responsibility. he challenges the government to go after his group. >> look at us. we are right within your city, abjua, and you don't know how to find us. >> hours before this latest blast, the government told al jazeera it h
a bigger impact. >> south africa is the second largest economy in africa. relative to what nigeria is expecting. nigeria is the biggest economy right now. do you think we will fall behind the rest of the continent? >> growth numbers do not tell the whole story. it is about what historically you have established as your economic base. it is about the sophistication of business interest, if you can economy.hat, in one's but also the sophistication of the enterprises we have. while the number itself might suggest one set of issues. looks at the economic infrastructure and capabilities of south african firms and the manner in which they have penetrated the african continent financialining, services, telecommunications, south africa is in a league of its own. >> will you remain in his position after elections? >> i will arrange an apartment with the president. you can ask him that russian. >>-- you can ask him that question. tonobody expects the anc lose this election, but it is about how big the majority actually is. what are people saying? what is the story? >> we know the anc is acc
economy in africa. your growth rate relative to what nigeria is expecting, do will be falling behind the rest of the continent? >> historically, you have established a new economic base. it is about the sophistication -- also the sophistication of the business enterprises that we have. for -- whereas the number itself might attest to one set of issues, if one looks at the economic base and economic infrastructure and capabilities of south african firms and the manner it in which their backs are penetrated the african continent, whether it is mining services, financial services, telecommunications, south africa is in a league of its own. >> will you be remaining in this position after the election? >> you can ask the president that question. we are joined now from johannesburg with more on her conversation. just a few days ago, we are seeing money of strike activity taking place in south africa. what does all that tell us about the state of the south african economy right now? >> we talk about a strike action in the country, 70,000 miners are currently on strike. it is the longest eve
instances. remember, south africa is now the second largest economy in africa, number two to nigeria. when you look at the other growth rates, they are set to grow by 5.5%. south africa, by 2.7%. we're seeing inequality. remember, we right now have the longest ever running platinum strike seen in this country. 70,000 workers on strike. it basically shows that we're really concerned about not only the inequality on the front but also that 31% of the population is below the poverty line and the finance minister saying we have to address these issues going forward. > thank you very much. >> voted the best restaurant in the world top 50 they retain the an italian ot restaurant came in at number three. for more on what it takes to be a winner the world of fine dining, we're joined by one of the judges on the list. richard, thank you for joining us. is it a worthy winner? >> it is a fantastic restaurant. thought the number three was going to win this year. for it to come back at the top spot is a surprise. the food is amazing. it is so invent pifment >> what does it take to win? you can't be tr
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